March 2013

Michael Bertrand’s Letter to the Editor about outsourcing at MATC is published in The Capital Times

March 18, 2013

This morning, The Capital Times published a Letter to the Editor written by Local 243 member Michael Bertrand, who has taught in the IT Department at MATC for 29 years, under the headline “Outsourcing custodial services at MATC contrary to values.” You may read the letter online (although you may encounter a paywall if you’ve […]

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Wear Your Blue “We Are the Source” t-shirts to tonight’s District Board Meeting at Truax

March 13, 2013

AFT Local 243 President Marie Dusio will present our petitions against outsourcing tonight (Wednesday, March 13, 2013) at the District Board meeting. The meeting will be held at the Truax campus in the Board Room (Administration Building) starting at 5:30 p.m. Show your support by wearing your t-shirt to the meeting. We’re just going to […]

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Participate in a Virtual Union Meeting on Wednesday

March 13, 2013

The Wisconsin AFL-CIo is conducting a Virtual Union Meeting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 to discuss Gov. Walker’s 2013-2015 budget proposal and how it relates to working families across the state. Union members throughout the state are invited to join this meeting by calling 1-877-229-8493. Log in by entering code 18514.

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Good news: 4th Circuit Court of Appeals refuses to issue a stay on Dane County Judge Colás’ decision

March 12, 2013

A message from Local 243 President Mario Dusio Brothers and Sisters, Here is an excerpt from an e-mail I received today from AFT-Wisconsin: “Today, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals refused to issue a stay on Dane County Judge Colás’ decision overturning aspects of Act 10 for municipal employees. This is wonderful news for our […]

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Remember to wear your “Best Source/Keep It in House” light blue t-shirt to Convocation on Tuesday

March 11, 2013

The Best Source/Keep It in House (do not outsource custodial services) Campaign Group would like to remind everyone who owns one that Tuesday, March 12, 2013, in addition to being a Convocation Day, is also “Wear your light blue Shirt Day.” If you do not yet have a Best Source light blue t-shirt, there will […]

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Next Local 243 membership meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at Truax campus

March 11, 2013

Please mark your calendar and plan to attend our next General Membership meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 in Room 142C on the Truax Campus. The meeting will be called to order after the last Convocation session ends (about 4 p.m.).

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